Richard Brautigan

1935 - 1984

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Richard Gary Brautigan (January 30, 1935 – c. September 16, 1984) was an American novelist, poet, and short story writer. A prolific writer, he wrote throughout his life and published ten novels, two collections of short stories, and four books of poetry. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Brautigan has received more than 699,744 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Richard Brautigan is the 1,631st most popular writer (up from 1,662nd in 2019), the 2,043rd most popular biography from United States (down from 1,919th in 2019) and the 194th most popular American Writer.

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  • 29

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.98

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  • 3.09

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Richard Brautigan ranks 1,631 out of 5,794Before him are Li Yu, Alice Walker, Oswald von Wolkenstein, Camilla Läckberg, Aharon Appelfeld, and Erskine Caldwell. After him are Attila József, Robert de Boron, Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué, Chico Xavier, Jean d'Ormesson, and Chūya Nakahara.

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Among people born in 1935, Richard Brautigan ranks 92Before him are Monique Wittig, André Brink, Lyudmila Gurchenko, Jerry Fodor, Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, and Satoshi Ōmura. After him are Zeev Sternhell, Julian Glover, Carl Andre, Dharmendra, Vladislav Volkov, and Jan Saudek. Among people deceased in 1984, Richard Brautigan ranks 61Before him are Kim Sung-gan, Raoul Salan, Motoo Tatsuhara, Mark W. Clark, Branko Ćopić, and Lee Krasner. After him are Marcel Janco, Jerzy Popiełuszko, Rodrigo Lara, Eduardo De Filippo, George Gallup, and George Gaylord Simpson.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Richard Brautigan ranks 2,043 out of 15,968Before him are Alice Walker (1944), John Densmore (1944), Chris Cooper (1951), Peter Criss (1945), Tobe Hooper (1943), and Erskine Caldwell (1903). After him are Ellen Pompeo (1969), Walter Lantz (1899), John Havlicek (1940), Brad Davis (1949), Mary McDonnell (1952), and Dexter Gordon (1923).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Richard Brautigan ranks 194Before him are Eugene Nida (1914), Elizabeth Bishop (1911), Ken Wilber (1949), Upton Sinclair (1878), Alice Walker (1944), and Erskine Caldwell (1903). After him are R. L. Stine (1943), Frederik Pohl (1919), James B. Donovan (1916), Ivy Lee (1877), Nora Roberts (1950), and E. E. Cummings (1894).